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March Fiction Madness: Submission Roundup for March 2024

Welcome back for this month’s Submission Roundup! As always, there are plenty of great opportunities, so if you’ve got a story seeking a home, then maybe you’ll find the perfect place from the list below!

As usual, a disclaimer: I’m not a representative for any of these markets; I’m merely spreading the word. Please direct your questions to their respective editors. And with that, onward with March’s Submission Roundup!

Submission Roundup

Payment: .10/word for original fiction; .03/word for reprint fiction; $50/flat for original poetry; $25/flat for reprint poetry
Length: 1,000 to 5,000 words for fiction and nonfiction; open for poetry
Deadline: Ongoing (though the submission portal fills up quickly)
What They Want: Open to dark speculative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Find the details here.

Payment: .10/word
Length: up to 5,000 words (short fiction); up to 2,000 words (nonfiction)
Deadline: March 29th, 2024
What They Want: Open to short fiction and nonfiction that falls under the category of “fun horror that aims to celebrate all things spooky.”
Find the details here.

Under the Pink: Music Inspired by Tori Amos
Payment: $100/flat
Length: 3,000 to 5,000 words
Deadline: March 31st, 2024
What They Want: Open to adult horror fiction inspired by the music of Tori Amos.
Find the details here.

Fear of Clowns: A Horror Anthology
Payment: .08/word
Length: 1,000 to 4,000 words
Deadline: April 1st, 2024
What They Want: Open to horror fiction with the theme of clowns.
Find the details here.

Flash Fiction Online
Payment: $100/flat
Length: 500 to 1,000 words
Deadline: April 21st, 2024
What They Want: Open to weird horror flash fiction.
Find the details here.

The Green Sheaf
Payment: .10/word for fiction; $50/flat for poetry
Length: up to 500 words for fiction; up to 25 lines for poetry
Deadline: Opens June 20th, 2024
What They Want: Open to Black female-identifying authors and Black gender-fluid authors, this new publication inspired by the work of Pamela Colman Smith is seeking stories with the theme of Anansi.
Find the details here.

Happy submitting!